ENGS 123: Optics

Offered

14S: 9L

Prerequisites

ENGS 23 or PHYS 41, and ENGS 92 or equivalent

Instructors

Garmire

Textbooks

Spring 2014: see list

Identical to PHYS 123

The physical principles and engineering applications of optics, with an emphasis on optical systems. Geometric optics: ray tracing, first-order analysis, imaging, radiometry. Wave optics: polarization, interference, diffraction, Fourier optics. Sources and detectors. Fiber optic systems.